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20 Photography Activities to do Stuck in Isolation

03.30.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

These are crazy times. And as panicked as the might feel right now, there will be a time very soon where you realize that there’s nothing you can do but put your nose down and get some work done.  As much as it’s hard not to be able to... ...

Street Photography in Morocco

03.23.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Since getting out of Morocco, I’ve come to the conclusion that we have enough chatter about the current global health crisis in our news feeds.  I don’t need to contribute to that.  So while so many of us are stuck indoors I&#8217... ...

Save 20% on REI gear and practice social distancing by going outside

TL;DR: REI members get 20% off one full priced item and can get an extra 20% off one discounted REI Outlet item with code MEMPERKS2020 through April 6. Practice social distancing in its purest, original form: outdoors and alone in nature. Whether in... ...

Hobbiton Rotorua Waitomo Caves

03.20.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Everywhere in New Zealand is a long drive to get to. However once at the destination it is worth it. Hobbiton was a good 2 hour drive from Auckland and was a much better experience than I had anticipated. I never realised that the movie set for the Hobbit ...

Day 1 Zurich Layover

03.20.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Renata and I left Thursday night on our way to South Africa. We had an 11 hour stopover in Zurich before we had to continue onto our flight to Durban South Africa. So we thought why not explore Zurich in the meantime.Getting from the airport to Zurich ...

Day 2 Meeting the VESA group

03.20.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Durban airportWe arrived at the Durban airport around 1100am. At the airport we had to wait for rest of the group members and their flights to arrive. Finally by late afternoon all the flights arrived and we were introduced to the VESA team lea ...

Ten SCHEDULED Days in Casablanca Morocco

03.20.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

12 Mar 202021 Mar 2020Casablanca Morocco a nonSchengen country has always held a certain mystique for me since I watched the exploits of Buster Crabbe as the title character in the television series Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion in ...

Hysterical Journey to Historic Places

03.19.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

PINOS ALTOSSpanish Mexico had been mining in the area of Santa Rita del Cobre in New Mexico for a hundred years or so before Americans stumbled onto the scene and tried their hand at it too. The American effort there got underway in 1860. It was ...

Home…the escape from Ecuador

03.19.2020 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Well what a couple of days it has beenWe are safely home .thank you to everyone who has been concerned about us andor has been offering advice about how to get home.At the end of the last blog we were holed up in Baeza with a sack of food. We ...